Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Organization
Digital Opportunity Trust
Employment Type
Full time
Location
Location
Beirut
Lebanon
Description

Organization:

Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT www.lebanon.dotrust.org) is a Local NGO, member of the DOT networks in countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. 

DOT is an innovator in enabling people to access and apply information and communications technologies (ICT) to create education, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities. DOT’s vision is to make these opportunities available to marginalized people, especially women and youth, as a strategy to eradicate poverty, vulnerability and gender inequality. DOT’s signature entrepreneurship programs, ReachUp! and StartUp!, integrate ICT, life skills, and micro-enterprise development and are delivered in a cost-effective manner, using university graduates to train and build capacity of youth in their communities. DOT transforms and supports young women and men, as they become leaders of economic and education change in their societies. 

Position Description:

As the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, you will work to support the launch and sustainability of the DOT TU! program in Lebanon through coaching and regular communication with all the DOT country teams. In addition, you will act as a key person to the development of business opportunities (by drafting concept notes and proposals).

Your key responsibilities and accountabilities will include:

Development and Implementation

  • Create a detailed implementation plan, a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • In charge of defining and implementing the key project performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of the projects.
  • Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures (eg. logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals, data collection templates…)
  • Support all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s) including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to staff capacity building initiatives as necessary.
  • Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within Program field teams.
  • Support the operations field team in their role to collect and enter data from participants through registration database and surveys.  Undertake the routine field checking of the work of enumerators and other M&E-related field staff, supervise quality in the field and ensure data accuracy and completeness. 
  • Lead the design and development of a management information systems in coordination with a software company
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Programs and to verify the accuracy of reported data.
  • Contribute to the development of global/regional/country M&E learning opportunities and tools.

Reporting, Proposal Writing and Communications

  • Develop the donors reports and ensure high quality reports are submitted on time for the program.
  • Support project/program staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program progress with close coordination with the communications team
  • Propose strategies to increase data use and demand amongst Program staff.
  • Lead the establishment of concept notes, proposals, log frames, M&E work plans, and targets during the drafting donor project proposals as well as throughout project implementation
  • Contribute to the development of program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of information in programs in order to meet identified information needs.

Position Qualification & Skills Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in International Development, Information Management, Education, Public Health, Social Work, or equivalent with 5 years relevant experience;
  • A minimum of 3 years of Monitoring and Evaluation experience (essential)
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs, proposals and reports in English
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • The ideal candidate will be a proactive and efficient multi-tasker. This candidate can work independently in a fast-paced dynamic working environment. He/ She will have excellent writing skills, is creative and committed.

Compensation:

  • DOT is a non-profit INGO that recognizes that change is driven by involving the best people. Salary will be competitive and commensurate depending on the related experience and Education.
How To Apply

Interested applicants for this position must submit current curriculum vitae and the names and coordinates of three references. References will not be contacted without prior consent. Application and enquires should be submitted to lebanon@dotrust.org with a title,”DOT M and E Manager”. The deadline is May 25th, 2015.